“Daj čoveku ribu i nahranićeš ga za jedan dan, nauči ga da peca i nahranićes ga za ceo život.” – stara kineska poslovica
Yesterday I was at the CEO Belgrade conference. One of the questions was “Are successful people born or made?” and I asked myself the same question. Every person, and especially every entrepreneur, should embrace failure with open arms. It is only through failure that we learn. Many of the world’s finest minds have learned this the […]
It was March 7 2014, 7am, early morning at Tiršova (Children’s Hospital) in Belgrade. I still remember our conversation: – Do you want me to come inside with you? – No, it’s fine, wait for me here. 10 minutes later my brother went out. – What did doctor say? – He said I have cancer.
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The study, by Microsoft, showed the average human attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in 2000, or around the time the mobile revolution began, to eight seconds. Goldfish, meanwhile, are believed to have an attention span of nine seconds. – Source
“I spend most of my time thinking about how to connect the world and serve our community better, but a lot of that time isn’t in our office or meeting with people or doing what you’d call real work. I take a lot of time just to read and think about things by myself.” ―Mark […]
Shocked and alone, I pretended to be dead for over an hour, lying among people who could see their loved ones motionless. Holding my breath, trying to not move, not cry – not giving those men the fear they longed to see. I was incredibly lucky to survive. But so many didn’t. The people who […]
Recently I was asked to reply in 5 sentences what AIESEC brought to me. It was actually very interesting, to summarize 5 years of my experience in 5 sentences, however I did it and decided to share it in this post.
No two persons ever read the same book – Edmund Wilson Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself – Angela Carter That is exactly the reason why Devana Technologies created the Key Takeaways blog.
Don’t ask me who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been reading all my life. – Charles de Gaulle I already shared with you how important it is for me to have an opportunity to grow in my workplace. One of the things that I am really proud of […]
Ok, you finished your faculty and you are looking for your first job, or professional internship. So, what are you actually looking for? What are the key factors that influence your decision and your motivation? Unfortunately, most of my friends don’t know to answer this question when I ask them. I tried to summarize my […]
I shared with you how I use my Twitter account for keeping my knowledge. Now I want to share with you how you can schedule your social media posts and as the official website says – When you want to schedule posts for later, use Buffer.
Recently I shared with you my favorite apps / blogs / portals that I use for continuous learning. When you read some cool blog post, you may want to keep it somewhere. Notebook is not the perfect choice, so I will share with you how I use Twitter for it.
When you are studying (at your faculty), usually you think that it is preparing you great for a real life (at least if you are from Serbia). However, when you come on your first job, you receive a real slap and the reality check may hurt. That is why I consider continuous learning crucial for […]
After finishing all 1-1 meetings with my team members, I scheduled our first team meeting. To be more precise, that was the first meeting of that team led by me. And it was totally unpredictable.
Thanks to all personal meetings, I realized that my team members share the same fears. That was the great starting point. However, the way they see our everyday activities was completely different. More importantly, they were not aligned around the same goal. That was the moment when I started to discuss with them a difference between groups and […]
At the very beginning of my new leadership experience, I tried to understand each team member and the current state of my team. There is a huge difference between a team and a group of individuals, so I had to understand where are my members.
Recently I got a chance to lead a team. It is definitely not the first time that I am leading a team, however each experience is unique. And I must say that each of these experiences is hard in its own way.
Today is the last day of my MCP term. If you are not familiar with what that means, that’s completely fine. I am finishing my term for being the President of AIESEC in Serbia. With the year behind me and the opportunity to lead an organization of 400 people, at 24 years old, this was for […]
Does it happen so often to you to have billion of things to do and you catch yourself feeling too nervous? I tested this method in previous days and it actually worked for me.
Recently, I had a chance to walk with my friend from Zagreb – Leo in the center of Ho Chi Minh City before the AIESEC conference. Our friend who has an internship there showed us a park where tourists are sitting with local people and teaching them English. Walking through that park, one of our […]
This post was originally written and published for the blog of AIESEC in Serbia and it can be found on this link (only version in Serbian). I was born in a completely normal and average family. Therefore it is very hard to use “normal” in the same context that covers all happenings that happened in ex-Yugoslavia in 90s. I […]
“I am scared. Sometimes I dream that everything is dark around me and that I don’t exist anymore, people are posting on my FB wall, I am laying and everyone is crying around me. But I snap out of it quickly. It doesn’t last for a long time. And when I think that I’m waking […]
They often ask me why do I invest my time in AIESEC since I could find a job and get a salary for that job. Even now, when I had to find a job before it was the part of my life plan, if I say “I am the president of AIESEC in Serbia and […]